Seeking significant recompense for (minor) injuries? The ‘significant injury’ threshold in intentional tort claims

  • Author : Peter Hamilton - 13-04-2021

List member Peter Hamilton has prepared a paper entitled "Seeking significant recompense for (minor) injuries? The ‘significant injury’ threshold in intentional tort claims"

 

Intentional tort claims seem to be proliferating. In Victoria, solicitors must ask themselves an important question in the area – does a plaintiff require a “Significant Injury” to claim damages for non-economic loss (i.e., general damages?

 

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